The Little Velvet Dress
|Size:||166 x 122 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at right|
|Set/Publication:||'Cancelled Plates', 1879|
|No. of States:||3|
|Catalogues:||K.106; M.106; W.92|
|Impressions taken from this plate (27)|
A few years later, Samuel Putnam Avery (1822-1904) lent what he called a 'Trial Proof' to the Union League Club in New York in 1881 (). 9
In 1893 an impression was shown with prints and plates by Robert Dunthorne (b. ca 1851) in Liverpool and the local newspaper commented that it came from the collection of Frederick Richards Leyland (1832-1892). 10 An impression from the collection of Francis Seymour Haden, Sr (1818-1910) was shown in New York by the print dealers H. Wunderlich & Co. and bought by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919) (). 11 Howard Mansfield (1849-1938) lent another early impression to the exhibition organised by the Caxton Club in Chicago in 1900 and the Whistler Memorial Exhibition in Boston in 1904 (). 12
In addition two states were exhibited in the comprehensive Memorial Show at the Grolier Club, New York in 1904. Finally John Charles Sigismund Day (1826-1908) lent an impression to the Whistler Memorial Exhibition in London in 1905. 13
8: London Pall Mall 1874 (cat. nos. 6, 22, 24, 25, 27, 30, 32, 33, 35, 36, 50).
9: New York 1881 (cat. no. 127). See REFERENCES : EXHIBITIONS.
10: Anon., 'Art Notes', Liverpool Mercury, 18 March 1893.
11: New York 1898 (cat. no. 87) .
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